Intel Core i9-7940X vs Intel Core i9-7960X performance comparison

Comparison of the two giants, the Intel Core i9-7960X processor and its little brother the Intel Core i9-7940X. Benchmarks: x264, VRMark, POV-ray, Fish, OpenSSL, Nginx, Linux Kernel, Lammps:

BenchmarksIntel Core i9-7940XIntel Core i9-7960X
3DMark Time Spy10320 13010
3DMark Fire Strike Physics (DX11)28400 31960
3ds Max V-Ray161 s165 s
7-zip Combined64088 MIPS74230 MIPS
7-zip Decompression72720 MIPS84230 MIPS
7-zip Compression55458 MIPS64235 MIPS
7-zip Compression SPECwpc72 s63 s
7-zip Decompression SPECwpc179 s157 s
Adobe Lightroom289 s280 s
AES Encoding24.2 GB/s17.5 GB/s
Aida64 Single Precision floating1123.3 FLOPS1840 FLOPS
Aida64 Dual Precision floating534.9 FLOPS840.5 FLOPS
Aida64 Integer Ops/s 24 bit815.6 GIOPS755 GIOPS
Aida64 Integer Ops/s 32 bit814.5 GIOPS754 GIOPS
Aida64 Integer Ops/s 64 bit124.2 GIOPS115 GIOPS
Aida64 Memory Copy107 GB/s82 GB/s
Aida64 Memory Read122.5 GB/s99 GB/s
Aida64 Memory Write104 GB/s80 GB/s
Aida64 Memory Latency51 ns67 ns
Aida64 AES Encryption60 GB/s65 GB/s
Aida64 FP64 Ray Tracing13 Mrays/s14.5 Mrays/s
Aida64 Hash13.9 GB/s17 GB/s
Aida64 Image Analysis34.7 Gpixel/s39 Gpixel/s
Aida64 Queen118370 119970
Aida64 FPU VP88905 9030
Aida64 FPU Julia58280 59110
Aida64 FPU Mandel63585 64490
Aida64 FPU Sinjulia16960 17200
Aida64 Zlib1193 MB/s1295.5 MB/s
Apache Static Webpage Serving48080 R/s47065 R/s
asmFish Chess Bench51314275 N/s52466975 N/s
Blender Rendering42 s145 s
C-ray 1.1 1600 x 12007 s6 s
Cinebench R15 Single Thread190 CB Marks190 CB Marks
Cinebench R15 Multi Threaded2850 CB Marks3190 CB Marks
Cinebench OpenGL181 154
Cinebench R11.5 Single Thread2.2 2.1
Cinebench R11.5 Multi Threaded31.2 33.5
Corona 1.3 Photorealism7046260 Rays/s7664505 Rays/s
CPU-Z Single core485 475
CPU-Z Multi-core6520 6424
FFTE8275 Mflops7995 Mflops
FFTW16985 Mflops19015 Mflops
Fritz Chess Benchmark23844 Knodes/s24380 Knodes/s
GCC109 s110 s
Geekbench 4 Single core5140 5235
Geekbench 4 Multi-core35150 36720
Geekbench 4 Single core Crypto5170 5200
Geekbench 4 Single core Integer5780 5695
Geekbench 4 Single core Floating5965 6030
Geekbench 4 Single core Memory4435 4565
Geekbench 4 Single Memory Copy11.5 GB/s12.5 GB/s
Geekbench 4 Single Memory Bandwith20 GB/s18.5 GB/s
Geekbench 4 Multi-core Crypto35800 26345
Geekbench 4 Multi-core Integer36810 38895
Geekbench 4 Multi-core Floating52225 54640
Geekbench 4 Multi-core Memory6720 7200
Geekbench 4 Multi AES27.5 GB/s20 GB/s
Geekbench 4 Multi LZMA100.5 MB/s114.5 MB/s
Geekbench 4 Multi JPEG330 Mpixels/s336.5 Mpixels/s
Geekbench 4 Multi Canny394 Mpixels/s398 Mpixels/s
Geekbench 4 Multi Lua66.5 MB/s75.5 MB/s
Geekbench 4 Multi Dijkstra13 MTE/s13.5 MTE/s
Geekbench 4 Multi SQLite1840 Krows/s1730 Krows/s
Geekbench 4 Multi HTML 5 Parse144.5 MB/s164 MB/s
Geekbench 4 Multi HTML5 DOM56 MElements/s62.5 MElements/s
Geekbench 4 Multi Histogram455 Mpixels/s466.5 Mpixels/s
Geekbench 4 Multi PDF Rendering263.5 Mpixels/s265.5 Mpixels/s
Geekbench 4 Multi LLVM7.5 Kfunctions/s7.7 Kfunctions/s
Geekbench 4 Multi Camera93.5 images/s98.5 images/s
Geekbench 4 Multi SGEMM1230 Gflops1220 Gflops
Geekbench 4 Multi SFFT 218 Gflops308 Gflops
Geekbench 4 Multi N-Body Physics57 Mpairs/s66.5 Mpairs/s
Geekbench 4 Multi Ray Tracing4 Mpixels/s3.8 Mpixels/s
Geekbench 4 Multi Rigid Body Physics226425 FPS189210 FPS
Geekbench 4 Multi HDR131.5 Mpixels/s134.5 Mpixels/s
Geekbench 4 Multi Gaussian Blur509.5 Mpixels/s512.5 Mpixels/s
Geekbench 4 Multi Speech Recognition411 Words/s388 Words/s
Geekbench 4 Multi Face Detection22 Msubwindows/s24.5 Msubwindows/s
Geekbench 4 Multi Memory Copy21.5 GB/s22.5 GB/s
Geekbench 4 Multi Memory Latency80.5 s69.5 s
Geekbench 4 Multi Memory Bandwidth37.5 GB/s39 GB/s
Geekbench 3 Single core4375 5195
Geekbench 3 Multi-core50510 69065
Handbrake H264 Encoding LQ1730 FPS1680 FPS
Handbrake H264 Encoding HQ60.8 FPS59 FPS
Handbrake H264 Encoding 4k48.4 FPS47 FPS
Handbrake H265 Encoding 4k25.75 FPS25 FPS
Himeno Poisson Pressure Solver2820 MFLOPS2740 MFLOPS
John The Ripper Blowfish27265 Real C/S29575 Real C/S
Lammps Rhodopsin Protein37.6 s33.2 s
Linux Kernel compile13.5 Compiles/h13.95 Compiles/h
LuxMark CPU C++6468 8580
Luxrender Time Workload2420 3210
NAMD0.0464 s0.0429 s
Nginx Static Webpage Serving49600 R/s48555 R/s
OpenSSL Sign 2240 p/s2830 p/s
Passmark CPU Mark21955 25495
Passmark Single Threaded2390 2365
PCMark8 Photoshop Light0.64 s0.7 s
PCMark8 Photoshop Heavy1.87 s2.05 s
PCMark8 After Effects88.5 s92.5 s
PCMark8 Creative5118 5934
PCMark8 Home4574 4535
PCMark8 Work3778 3890
PCMark10 Essential Set 6527 8615
PCMark10 Productivity Set5346 6900
PCMark10 Creation Set5224 6100
PCMark10 Physics51.2 FPS67.15 FPS
Poisson's Equation17.4 s17.9 s
POV-Ray5870 Points/s7110 Points/s
Primesieve21 s16.5 s
SiSoftware Sandra Arithmetic428 GOPS496 GOPS
SiSoftware Sandra Multi-Media2013.5 Mpix/s2290 Mpix/s
SiSoftware Sandra .NET Arithmetic110 GOPS121 GOPS
Processor Multi-Core Efficiency103.5 GB/s131.5 GB/s
Processor Cryptography (High Security)28.95 GB/s36.05 GB/s
Cryptography (High Security) AES25628.55 GB/s25.9 GB/s
Cryptography (High Security) SHA2-25639.4 GB/s37.6 GB/s
Financial Analysis (Double Precision)81.95 kOPTS89.8 kOPTS
Scientific Analysis (Double Precision)59.05 GFLOPS91 GFLOPS
Arithmetic Dhrystone Int606.65 GIPS694.8 GIPS
Arithmetic Dhrystone Long606 GIPS701.5 GIPS
Arithmetic Whetstone Single-float337.2 GFLOPS389.35 GFLOPS
Arithmetic Whetstone Double-float279 GFLOPS321.5 GFLOPS
Multi-Media Integer2274 Mpix/s2105.1 Mpix/s
Multi-Media Long-int806.7 Mpix/s761.8 Mpix/s
Multi-Media Quad-int10.65 Mpix/s7.5 Mpix/s
Multi-Media Single-float3086.5 Mpix/s2667.5 Mpix/s
Multi-Media Double-float1923.6 Mpix/s1658.9 Mpix/s
Multi-Media Quad-float60.45 Mpix/s87.3 Mpix/s
Financial high double Black Scholes403.5 MOPT/s415.2 MOPT/s
Financial high double Binomial105 kOPT/s105.8 kOPT/s
Financial high double Monte Carlo74.95 kOPT/s76.2 kOPT/s
Scientific high double GEMM303 GFLOPS341.2 GFLOPS
Scientific high double FFT18 GFLOPS24.3 GFLOPS
Scientific high double N-Body292.8 GFLOPS270 GFLOPS
SciMark Monte Carlo626 Mflops845 Mflops
SciMark Fast Fourier Transform595 Mflops670 Mflops
SciMark Sparse Matrix Multiply2824 Mflops3180 Mflops
Stockfish 834945 Knodes33530 Knodes
Super Pi Mod450 s460 s
Timed Linux Kernel Compilation45 s42 s
Timed PHP Compilation50 s44.5 s
TrueCrypt AES22.1 GB/s16 GB/s
UnixBench dhrystone 2 Multi Threaded831363730 lps962347210 lps
UnixBench whetstone 2 Multi Threaded116381 mwips134100 mwips
VRMark208 FPS207 FPS
WinRAR 5.4 Encoding43.9 s37.5 s
wPrime 2.0x 1024m61.9 s54 s
wPrime 2.0x 32m1.2 s1.1 s
wPrime 1.55 1024m50.2 s43.7 s
wPrime 1.55 32m2.2 s2.1 s
x264 3.0 Pass 1104.8 FPS104.6 FPS
x264 3.0 Pass 2115.2 FPS125.1 FPS
Single-core - 3D, Gaming, Photo, Web+4%
Multi-core - Science, computing, programming, video, Linux+6%
Global Performance+6%
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